Literacy rates in New Brunswick are among the lowest in Canada. Half of the population lives in rural areas and because the province is bilingual, minority language children can find it difficult to develop early language skills.
Through this research project, we were able to determine where our company stands regarding [HTML5]. Yaser’s research outcome also greatly improved the foundation of our technologies and what he developed is being looked into as a new product feature that we could offer in the near future.
The Mitacs Accelerate program allowed me to work on an innovative project that is in sync with the future of a flourishing industry, especially in a city like Québec where many of the big players of the video game world work hard at developing new and cutting edge approaches to create new gaming experiences.
With this technology, users will be able to navigate their way through a large shopping mall, track down their lost cell phone, or even more accurately monitor their progress with a smartphone fitness app.
The person who can translate the needs of a client into a developed product holds the key to success. This process not only involves understanding the nuts and bolts of the technology, but also those of the business environment.
As a graduate student, and Kukuzoo Studio’s new research media director, Gurjeev needed to learn how to effectively build a team of like-minded individuals with various expertises. He turned to two Mitacs Step workshops, team building and effective communication, to develop the business skills he was lacking.
Mitacs-Accelerate is allowing our company to create an off-the-shelf and user-friendly tool that will allow artists to add 3D layers to their work in spatial drawing applications. We hope that it eventually become an industry-standard stereoscopic 3D animation tool.